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Ever wonder why you don’t see things like recumbents in the Tour de France? Well, it’s because of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), which is the world governing body for bicycle racing. Among other things, the UCI places unwavering restrictions on the design of racing bikes. While this is intended to keep some racers from having an unfair advantage, many people feel that it also holds back the evolution of bikes designed for non-racers. That’s why Specialized’s Creative Director, Robert Egger, created the fUCI concept bike. It’s a speed bike designed without UCI restrictions in mind   …  More

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The tri bike landscape is shifting. I hope that’s clear. Companies are making some very fast framesets and by that I mean frames, forks, seat posts and brakes, though sometimes that means brakes you have to buy and retrofit to the bike to bring out the frame’s best performance. But that’s kind of fun in a way. We don’t make motorcycles, where what you buy is pretty much what you ride. We make bicycles, and they are made to be fiddled with.

I’m excited by the new generation of tri bikes but I am also frustrated waiting for the aftermarket to catch up. Can I list both the products that I can’t find, that somebody ought to make, as well as further frame ideas sitting out there waiting to be developed?   …  More

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Spend any length of time near a motocross track and you’ll probably spot her: a svelte blonde in boots and jeans, checking in on her husband as he gives a bike a tune-up or waving to her son as he tears around a turn during his training laps.Andrea Leib is a familiar face at tracks around the country.

Her son is Michael Leib, the well-spoken and mild-mannered motocross rider who’s spent the majority of his life pursuing a professional career while   …  More

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Trike Drifting Behind The Scenes

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